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pack1 British & World English

A small cardboard or paper container and the items contained within it

pack2 British & World English

Fill (a jury, committee, etc.) with people likely to support a particular verdict or decision

pack English Thesaurus

a pack of cigarettes

the pack in pack1 British & World English

A quantity of fish, fruit, or other foods packed or canned in a particular season

Pack in pack1 British & World English

An organized group of Cub Scouts or Brownies

pack up British & World English

(Of a machine) break down

brat pack British & World English

A rowdy and ostentatious group of young celebrities, especially film stars

face pack British & World English

A cosmetic preparation spread over the face and left for some time to cleanse and improve the condition of the skin

flat-pack British & World English

A piece of furniture or other equipment that is sold in pieces packed flat in a box for easy transport and is assembled by the buyer

ice pack British & World English

Another term for ice bag.

mud pack British & World English

A paste of fuller’s earth or a similar substance, applied thickly to the face to improve the condition of the skin

pack ice British & World English

A mass of ice floating in the sea, formed by smaller pieces freezing together

pack rat British & World English

another term for woodrat.

pack shot British & World English

(In advertising) a close-up picture of the advertised product in its packaging

pre-pack British & World English

Pack or wrap (goods, especially food) on the site of production or before sale

rat pack1 British & World English

A group of journalists and photographers who pursue celebrities in a relentless or aggressive way

rat pack2 British & World English

A ration pack issued by the army to men on duty away from base camp

six-pack British & World English

A pack of six cans of beer held together with a plastic fastener

wet pack British & World English

A session of hydrotherapy in which the body is wrapped in wet cloth

wind pack British & World English

Snow which has been compacted by the wind

wolf pack British & World English

A group of people or things that operate as a hunting and attacking pack, in particular a group of attacking submarines or aircraft

bubble pack British & World English

A small package enclosing goods in transparent dome-shaped plastic on a flat cardboard backing

fanny pack British & World English

North American term for bumbag.

pack animal British & World English

An animal used to carry loads

pack drill British & World English

A military punishment of marching up and down carrying full equipment

power pack British & World English

A self-contained and typically transportable unit which stores and supplies electrical power

vacuum-pack British & World English

Seal (a product) in a pack or wrapping after any air has been removed so that the pack or wrapping is tight and firm

blister pack British & World English

Another term for bubble pack.

pack it in British & World English

Stop what one is doing

service pack British & World English

A periodically released update to software from a manufacturer, consisting of requested enhancements and fixes for known bugs

pack a punch British & World English

Be capable of hitting with skill or force

information pack British & World English

A set of documents giving useful information about something

pack one's bags British & World English

Prepare for one’s imminent departure

go to the pack British & World English

Deteriorate; go to pieces

pack something in British & World English

Give up an activity or job

pack someone off British & World English

Send someone somewhere without much warning or notice

pack something out British & World English

Pack something up and take it away

the joker in the pack British & World English

A person or factor likely to have an unpredictable effect on events

no names, no pack drill British & World English

Punishment will be prevented if names and details are not mentioned

lie2 British & World English

An intentionally false statement

daypack British & World English

A small rucksack

ice pack in pack1 British & World English

An expanse of large pieces of floating ice driven together into a nearly continuous mass, as occurs in polar seas

the Rat Pack in rat pack1 British & World English

The name given to the group of 1960s actors that included Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Sammy Davis Jr

repack British & World English

Pack (a suitcase or bag) again

overpack British & World English

Pack too many items into (a container)

multipack British & World English

A package containing a number of similar or identical products sold at a discount compared to the price when bought separately

packhorse British & World English

A horse used to carry loads

packsaddle British & World English

A horse’s saddle adapted for supporting loads

starter kit British & World English

A set of articles or equipment providing the items and instructions essential for someone taking up a particular activity or starting a process for the first time


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